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bryce. the federal subsidies hide the true cost. the batteries are made with rare metals. you think we're hooked on saudi oil he asked in. >> china controls the entire global market essentially in the lanthanides. >> so much for energy independence. that said, he believes they will grow in popularity and hopes you take a test drive. >> it's inexpensive and once you have one, it's almost free to drive it. >> would you drive one? >> i would. >> you can park. >> anything to save on gas. >> and some good news far from over. >> the news edge at 11 starts right now. the news knowledge on a frightening evening for neighbors living in one of the largest apartment buildings in southwest washington. thank you for stations up with us. i'm will thomas. >> i'm maureen umeh. a murder was carried out on the street and the authorities of
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-- received information that the two men ran into the building. the cop his no choice but to go door-to-door looking for the gunman. >> reporter: the shooting took place at 4:00 today. at that point, the police decided to shut down a large apartment building. no one in, no one out and that happen the nid mel -- mild of the street. as they collected evidence, two special teams called active shooter squads were called in to search this building. the officers went door-to-door looking for possible suspects. >> and they saw in the ground level and -- and we maintain officers and the officers -- and until we do the entire building. >> reporter: police close down the building and residents were told to stay inside. we're told officers were posted
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at all exits, stairwells and the main lobby. residents not at home at the time of the shut down were forced to wait outside for hours. >> and to be patient and wait. >> reporter: one of the special police teams ended up finding the two people they believe could be connected to the shooting on the 11th floor inside the apartment and authorityings say that one man attempted to jump over the balcony before being arrested. the entire search took two hours but it was a job well- done by all officers involved. >> and that is an outstanding job. they were professionals and on top of what they needed to be doing and was so proud of them. >> reporter: two persons of interest were taken from the building and handcuffed. at this point, charges have not been filed. matt ackland, fox 5 news.
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>> and police say they would rather continue to search the building until they find the weapons. the identification of the victim is not made public. >> and d.c. police looking for a gunman after a deadly shoot at northwest and that is in the 4400 block of georgia. david westin of southeast was on the ground suffering from gun shot wounds and pronounced dead at the hospital. >> the news edge in virginia. a mother died. the community is still hurting tonight and on wednesday morning, the family's townhouse caught fire. the mother was able to save three of the children but died with two of the sons, her 5- year-old and 8-year-old whole going -- going back for them. >> she seemed like the most loving, wonderful mother and her kids are like her. beautiful, family, good people.
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>> they made a big impression on everyone. they were always out here playing with my son and with all the kids riding bikes. it hit home. >> tonight's vigil was not only to honor the lives lost but to pay tribute to a man who was a hero and caught the three surviving children from allie when she tossed them out the window and they're all out of the hospital and with the father tonight. the investigators know what caused the massive fire here. the man was throwing cigarettes into the mulch of potted plants. the fire is accidental and three homes were destroyed and several others were damaged by the flames on thursday. the news edge covering maryland tonight is being sued by maryland national guard members and serving in iraq. in it, he said overseas voters have not been given enough time to obtain and return ballots. an organization said it aims to protect the voting rights of
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people in uniform joined in the suit. temperaturewise, unbelievable today. some 17 degrees or more above seasonal and look at the numbers, 93 degrees at national airport. broke a record at dulles at 93 degrees and 91 at baltimore. unbelievable and we broke a record at martinsburg of 95; charlottesville, 93 and culpeper. let's look at true view and we have 78 at dulles; 72, frederick and 84 degrees at fredericksburg and we have clouds moving in and to the south, we're seeing, to true view, please and we're going to see the clouds and there is going to be some rain
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and that does not want to go? all right, let's go to the maps then and this is the frontal system that is going to move to the south across our area and this is going to stall out and we're going to end up seeing rain moving in ahead of it and as we go to that weather map, we're talking about the things in the tropics. we have a tropical storm andal a -- also a tropical depression to talk about and we have matthew that is going to dissipate the next few days and there is a look at matthew for you and desoperating the next two to three days and that is go to cause a lot of torrential rainfall and lisa in the north atlantic, not doing anything and no warnings and watches for any areas of land and that is some good news.
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the frontal system is stalling out and cooler air behind it, temperatures 20 degrees cooler tomorrow than yesterday and with a system moving to pennsylvania. ahead it, the batch of really moist atmosphere starts to mosten a bit and this is moving in from the gulf of mexico and leaving us with rainfall to the later part of tomorrow with thunderstorms in our forecast as we go to the early part of the week. this is a look at the day planner, midday, around 69 degrees and in that five-day forecast, we expect to see thunderstorms as we move through into monday and tuesday. much needed rainfall, moderate to heavy and a ridge of high pressure building in and to sunshine by wednesday. back to you. >> and way to hang in there, thank you. the ultimate game of tug of war. people versus plain at dulles -- plane at dulles international. people of 25 could compete. ulpulling a airbus the distance of 12 feet and there were other activities and planes for
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people to check out and all that meany raised for the event goes to the special olympics of virginia. >> and that looks like fun. >> yeah. that is it for us. fox 5 news all on www.myfoxdc.com. >> keep it here, sports extra is two minutes away. see you tomorrow. >> bye.
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four years ago, bob ehrlich got fired as governor of maryland. for good reason. first, he protected tax loopholes for giant cable cable companies. then, he let utilities jack up our rates 72%. and for the last four years, he worked as a hired gun for big corporations, even a bank that took billions from a taxpayer funded bailout. ehrlich sides with corporate executives again and again and again tell bob ehrlich big banks and billionares don't need help. middle class marylanders do.
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>> good evening, welcome to another edition of sports extra and i am dave ross. we have a great show for you. the skins are in saint lute and terps and hokies try to get it going and wisdom martin joins me. first, we begin with the redskins, releasing brandon banks in order to sign running back ryan terrain from the practice squad and that is not
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the biggest news of the night. he decided to do radio earlier this evening and among other things, he addressed the money issues, i will paraphrase whole you can read the entire quote now, just because you pay somebody, doesn't mean you have to do whatever they want. that doesn't mean i'm for sale. i'm not for sale, he said. i signed the contract and got paid a lot of money and that does not mean i'm a slave or whatever and that is interesting. the rams are 0-2 and piece issues in -- pose issues in the form of sam bradford and lindsay murphy has more on the matchup. good evening, lindsey. >> and good evening. the redskins arrived at 3:30
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this afternoon. they focus on one thing, the rams and after a -- after a 1- 15 season and they beat them by two points last season. >> and have to go and do what we do best and win and that is -- to blow the game over and whatever. like last week. we probably had it in the bag and didn't finish and can not go out there and be complacent. >> in our situation, that is what is coming off of a game like houston, and to be honest, we're not focussed on that the and we have to do that. >> they put the last four meetings and the red skins won seven of the last 10. lindsay murphy, fox 5 sports. >> and thank you very much. 11:30, the pregame show.
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12:00, the boys take over and wrap it up. when we return, the first break in the evening, maryland's trying to rebound and get back in then with column and could they do it? stick around and find out. 
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 words alone aren't enough. my job is to listen to the needs and frustrations of the shrimpers and fishermen, hotel or restaurant workers who lost their jobs to the spill. i'm iris cross. bp has taken full responsibility for the clean up in the gulf and that includes keeping you informed. our job is to listen and find ways to help. that means working with communities. restoring the jobs, tourist beaches, and businesses impacted by the spill. we've paid over $400 million in claims and set up a $20 billion independently-run claims fund to cover lost income until people impacted can get back to work. and our efforts aren't coming at tax-payer expense. i know people are wondering-- now that the well is capped, is bp gonna meet its commitments? i was born in new orleans. my family still lives here. i'm gonna be here until we make this right.

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